24 Jan 2020
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
TGJTA looks at opportunities with DMCC
Is eager to promote its trade in the Middle East
By: Diamond World News Service
Jun 9 2008 2:06PM
Reference: 2701  


Thailand is now determined to cater the Middle East as one of its prominent export regions, noting the region’s potential in high jewel consumption, strong purchasing power and booming economies. TGJTA, which represents Thailand’s jewel industry, made a strong statement of its products at the recently held MidEast Watch and Jewellery Show, and is working with Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC) on some partnership possibilities. What TGJTA is looking for is the possibility of Thai operators to set up offices in Dubai and establish sales outlets in DMCC's Gems Club, during this year.

Thailand is known for its gemstones, and is expected to be well received in Dubai, with Dubai being an economic centre in the Gulf, and its liberal trade and investment systems, noted Vichai Assarasakorn, president of Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA). "We are moving systematically into the Middle East, initially through Dubai in the United Arab Emirates," Mr Vichai said. DMCC has agreed to support this initiative, and will dispatch experts to disseminate information and data about the jewel market in the Middle East to Thai industry members at the 42nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) slated between 11 -15 September 2008. The BGJF is a platform for buyers and sellers to interact, conduct business and share knowledge, latest technologies, products, solutions, design trends, market opportunities existing in today’s jewel world. This year the BGJF will host 1,500 exhibition booths with an expected crowd of 30,000 attendees from around 80 countries.

Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Search News by City
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Recent Issue
News in Pictures
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 22984
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 20816
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 28011
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 41204
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 44783
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 17674
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 42788
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 40682
Member of:
Supporter of: